William of Paris [or Auvergne]

(c. 1180–1249)
   Bishop and Theologian.
   William was Bishop of Paris from 1228 and he was an influential figure at the court of King Louis ix. He is mainly remembered for his encyclopaedic Magisterium Divinale which covered topics such as the Trinity, the soul, atonement, faith and the sacraments. His system made use of both neo-Platonic and Aristotelian ideas and he was among the first to recognise the important philosophical distinction between essence and existence.
   S. Marrone, William of Auvergne and Robert Grosseteste: New Ideas of Truth in the Early Thirteenth Century (1983).

Who’s Who in Christianity . 2014.

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